Winding Creek median real estate price is $614,683, which is more expensive than 92.1% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 81.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Winding Creek is currently $2,580, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.7% of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Winding Creek is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in McKinney, Texas.
Winding Creek real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Winding Creek neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Winding Creek are 4.7%, which is lower than one will find in 70.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Winding Creek is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in McKinney, the Winding Creek neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Winding Creek neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Winding Creek community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Winding Creek neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Texas. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Winding Creek neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 72.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Did you know that the Winding Creek neighborhood has more British and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.2% have Iranian ancestry.
Winding Creek is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Winding Creek neighborhood in McKinney are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Winding Creek neighborhood, 66.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 15.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.6%), and 7.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Winding Creek neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Winding Creek neighborhood in McKinney, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (18.0%), and residents who report Asian roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.3%), along with some South American ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 17.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Winding Creek neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (66.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.